This video shows you how to recycle a bicycle innertube into a functional wallet. Feel free to pause, as the video goes fast! Follow along with our premade materials kit available on the BICAS Art Etsy. Kits come complete with an instruction booklet, with and all sales to directly benefit the BICAS Art Program.
Pending CDC regulations, we plan to hold our 25th annual BICAS Art Auction this December and are looking for a venue! Can you help?
Looking for 3,000-5,000 sq ft Art Gallery or Warehouse
Venue is ideally located close to downtown Tucson for ease of bicycle commuting
Must be able to hang art on walls and have room to walk around sculptures/stands
Ability for BICAS to get a special event/liquor license to serve drinks
Max capacity should be at least 100-300 people.
Thanks for helping us look for a location for this family friendly, Tucson arts & culture tradition that hosts 1,000-2,000 lovers of art and bicycles each year! Message us here or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any leads.
BICAS remains committed to mobility justice at a time when reliable transportation makes all the difference in accessing basic needs and getting to “essential jobs” for many who no longer feel safe riding the bus. Despite facing tremendous losses from cancellation of programs, BICAS has been service the Tucson community an essential services provider for a year now, offering basic bicycle repair and sales at a sliding scale. Your support ensures that those with little or no income can access safe transportation and free helmets, while also keeping our staff employed and our 32 year old organization afloat and thriving.
Go to azgives.org/bicas to donate by or on April 6, 2021! Artwork by BICAS Staff Jreems Kmchroo, @jreemskmchroo on Instagram!
The current round of application reviews has ended.
We will update this page on April 8th if the position has not been filled.
BICAS is seeking talented, committed candidates for Shop Mechanic and Volunteer Coordinator positions. If you think you could thrive in a job that is meaningful, community-driven, challenging, self-directed, and creative, please see bicas.org/jobs for details and application instructions. We look forward to hearing from you!
Please note that BICAS has been operating as an Essential Service Provider during the pandemic. As such, all open positions require in-person work. Appropriate COVID19 precautions are in effect. Open until filled.
As of June 1st, 2021, we will be phasing our regular programming back in, including public shop entry/shopping, community tools, work trade, classes, etc., while still overlapping with our “essential services,” such as sliding scale repairs and gate service until June 27th.
From June 27th-July 12th BICAS will be closed.
Upon returning from our summer break on July 13th, BICAS will fully transfer back to our DIY Community Tools repairs services and will be discontinuing our “essential services” repairs.
Thank you all for your patience and support this past pandemic year. We are proud to have been able to continue to serve the Tucson community throughout the crisis and we are committed, as ever, to mobility justice, environmental stewardship, and community empowerment. We hope to see you soon!